No-Gi Takedown Fundamentals | Andre Galvao • 15m
The Headlock Defenses: The headlock defense is an important self-defense technique because many inexperienced attackers will grab your head, thinking they can hold you there, and even punch you. In this technique, reach around your partner to trap his arm and keep him from throwing punches to your face, then posture up and out to free your head and gain control over your partner’s arm.
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